All the articles from the May 2022 issue of The Structural Engineer.
Publish Date – 3 May 2022
Smail Kechidi describes his research into cold-formed steel-framed shear walls sheathed in timber, which won the Institution’s Research into Practice essay competition in 2021.
Muiris Moynihan takes structural engineers through a series of actions they could take to lower the embodied carbon of projects to a SCORS A rating.
This month’s CROSS Safety Report highlights the importance of the relationship between the permanent works engineer, the temporary works engineer, and the contractor in basement construction, and the need for competent persons to fill these roles regardless of the size of the overall project.
This paper aims to provide some guidance on the unusual characteristics of concrete-encased steel-framed buildings.
This paper describes the key design and construction challenges of the Compton and Edrich stands – two striking additions to Lord’s Cricket Ground in London.
Alasdair Beal sets out his views on how changes to codes of practice could enable engineers to achieve more efficient designs with lower embodied carbon.
The key value of this book is in reminding readers of the non-technical qualities, such as cultural sensitivity and communication skills, that seismic safety advocates must embody, concludes Damian Grant.
This month's letters discuss the assessment of roofs for solar panels, computer modelling of structures, and carbon savings.
A roundup of events at Institution HQ and around the regional groups.
Associate Editor, Jason Ingham, has selected a review article on machine learning for structural engineering as the ‘Featured Article’ from this issue. The article will be available free of charge for six months.